Body Confidence

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Enacto's Luisa

“A woman with muscle”: why the internet is going wild for this strong Disney character

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Chloe Gray
  • Fat people feel shamed by gyms
    Wellbeing

    A PSA to all the women who have been fat-shamed by gyms: get a Health At Every Size PT

  • Feeling nostalgic looking at old photos at the gym
    Wellbeing

    Are your old gym pics causing you to suffer from ‘negative fitness nostalgia’?

  • Illustration by Ella Byworth
    Wellbeing

    Picture of Health: why do women have such a complicated relationship with their health?

Latest Stories

Anonymous women logging body stats on her phone
Wellbeing

Muscle mass, BMI, body fat: the real impact of tracking your body’s data might surprise you

Body fat percentage scans, muscle mass measurements and scale weight aren’t useful for everyone, says one writer.

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Chloe Gray
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Fashion

6 expert tips for buying a bra that actually fits (and why it’s so important)

“A bra that fits well can change your entire perception of your body.”

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Mollie Quirk
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How to boost your confidence when running
Workouts

5 biggest reasons women avoid running (and how to overcome them)

Lack confidence? Find running boring? Not any more.

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Miranda Larbi
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Giving up the idea of the 'perfect' body by the time you're 30
Wellbeing

“Why I gave up trying to get my perfect body before turning 30”

Think you’ve got to get shred before it’s too late? Think again.

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Grace Hetherington
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Hollie Richardson
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“I can’t look them in the eye”: women on how body confidence affects their sex lives

And experts provide some insight into what’s really going on.

Woman's body
Mental Health

“I felt numb”: women on antidepressants open up about sex

Four women share their experiences of how their medication affected sex drive.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Shannon Lawlor bathtime routine self-care and health anxiety
Beauty

“How my nightly baths help me feel connected to my body”

It's all in the power of touch.

Posted by
Shannon Lawlor
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mental health at work
Wellbeing

“How affirmations helped me deal with negative body image”

It took three simple words to heal myself.

Posted by
Nazia Khatun
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Relationships

“Not having sex for months made me realise something major about myself”

How one woman's lockdown dry spell played havoc with her confidence and made her realise something serious about how she looks at herself

Posted by
Charley Ross
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Fearne Cotton
Celebrity

Fearne Cotton has this to say about “disliking” her own physical appearance

“I used to dislike my nose…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Travel

Take the plunge at one of the UK’s best nudist beaches

It's time to strip off and embrace your nakedness.

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Hollie Richardson
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Jameela Jamil expertly nails the toxicity of “pandemic body” pressures

She chatted with Laura Whitmore about body neutrality.

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Strength

How to deal with negative thoughts about your body

Psychologists and body image experts share their body image advice for lockdown.

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
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Jameela Jamil calls out Adele tweets
People

Jameela Jamil perfectly articulates the big problem with those Adele memes

“It encourages us to demonize and become afraid of food…”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Dina-Asher-Smith World Champion Sprinter
People

Dina Asher-Smith lives her most surreal moment by becoming a Barbie

“Eight-year-old me would feel seen”

Posted by
Hannah Keegan
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Women talk about taboos.
Life

Five women on those body taboos we’re supposed to keep quiet about

Sex, body hair, pelvic floors – it’s time to talk.

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Stylist Team
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Celebrity

Lizzo just revealed how she overcame body dysmorphia in her 20s

“I can’t just wake up and be a white girl”

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

“What losing my legs taught me about body neutrality”

Kat Hawkins shares her journey to self-acceptance after becoming a double amputee

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philosophy
Posted by
Jessica Rapana
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The heartbreaking reason Jameela Jamil left an event after just 10 minutes

The actor was convinced she would be “fat-shamed”.

How to see your body more positively
Life

Making this simple change to the way you think could transform how you feel about your body

Because self-love is important.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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